Win a Trip to London in the APMEX London Sweepstakes

To celebrate the long history of The Royal Mint, the Apmex London Sweepstakes is giving one lucky winner the trip of a lifetime to...

APMEX Announces Queen’s Beasts Platinum Coin

APMEX, the nation’s largest Precious Metals e-retailer, is thrilled to announce the arrival of the first-ever 1 oz Platinum bullion coin from The Royal...

The Royal Mint Celebrates Prince Philip’s Contribution to Public Life

The Royal Mint is to launch a special commemorative coin to celebrate the contribution to public life of The Duke of Edinburgh, in recognition...

Royal Mint Marks Birth of Royal Flying Corps with WWI Aviation...

The Royal Mint is to continue its First World War ‘Outbreak to Armistice’ collection with the 2017 Aviation £2 coin, marking the contribution of...

CoinWeek News Wire for June 30, 2017

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for June 30, 2017 Brain Food 1.) Making Cents of Currency’s Ancient Rise Objects that occurred rarely in nature and whose circulation...

Royal Mint Celebrates Life of Jane Austen with UK £2 Coin

Limited numbers of circulation versions to be released at key Jane Austen locations on the anniversary of her death For 200 years, Jane Austen has...

New World Coins – Unicorn of Scotland Available from Royal Mint...

The Royal Mint is to unleash the legendary Unicorn of Scotland onto a range of collectable coins celebrating the 10 ‘Queen’s Beasts’ of British...

CoinWeek News Wire for May 26, 2017

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for May 26, 2017 Brain Food 1.) How Learning to Love Coins Made the Vikings Modern The Vikings originally traded with precious...

The East India Company and Its Coins

The East India Company's classic coins included Gold Mohur, Silver Rupiya, Pagoda, Anna, Fanams and Cash Four centuries ago ships set sail in search of...

CoinWeek News Wire for May 19, 2017

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for May 19, 2017 Brain Food 1.) Defacing coins like a suffragette Have you ever tried to get into the mind of...

The Royal Mint Becomes First World Mint to achieve compliance with...

This Standard will provide guidance from the Shari'ah perspective on the usage of gold in financial and investment transactions for Islamic financial institutions and...

New Commemorative World Coins – Royal Mint Marks House of Windsor...

The Royal Mint has issued an official range of commemorative £5 coins to mark the centenary of the House of Windsor. The coins feature...

Royal Mint Says Possible Counterfeit of UK’s New £1 Coin Is...

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   Over the weekend, British media (especially the tabloids) began to report that a man had discovered a counterfeit version of...

CoinWeek News Wire for April 21, 2017

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for April 21, 2017 Brain Food 1.) Our money is filthy but mostly harmless Most of the bacteria on American notes were...

Royal Mint Adds New Limited Edition Peter Rabbit Commemorative Coins to...

Peter Rabbit will be joined by three additional characters throughout 2017. All four designs will find their way into UK publics’ pockets and purses...

Gold and Silver Britannia Coins from The Royal Mint

The Royal Mint is the world's leading export mint, making coins and medals for an average of 60 countries every year. However, its first...

Royal Mint UK Releases Commemorative Gold, Silver Versions of New £1...

Heraldic designs, regional landmarks and cultural interpretations of the UK such as fish and chips and cups of tea were amongst over 6,000 entries...

Royal Mint Launches ‘Red Dragon of Wales’ Queen’s Beasts Bullion Coins

The ‘Red Dragon of Wales’ to feature on Royal Mint gold and silver bullion coins A dramatic interpretation of the heraldic ‘Red Dragon of Wales’...

World Coin News – Rare Orientation Error on £2 Coins

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   The Royal Mint in the U.K. has over eight centuries of experience under its belt. Yet even the...

United Kingdom 2017 Sovereign 200th Anniversary Gold Bullion Coin

Description: The Royal Mint is marking the 200th anniversary of the modern gold Sovereign with the 2017 Sovereign Collection. One of the coins in this...

World Coin News – The New British £1 Coin and the...

The Queen’s 90th Birthday 2016 UK Gold Proof Kilo Coin On January 30, samples of some of the thousands of coins produced by The Royal...

Gold Kilo Proof Coin Worth £49,995 to Celebrate Queen Elizabeth II’s...

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Queen Elizabeth II will celebrate 65 years on the throne come February 6 - the first British ruler to...

Royal Mint Reflects Pioneering British Spirit with New UK Coin Designs...

The Royal Mint has unveiled the new coin designs for 2017 – with a strong pioneering theme linking them all. These are the themes...

CoinWeek News Wire for December 16, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for December 16, 2016 Current Events 1.) The reasons Saudi Arabia stopped issuing paper riyals "The number of one Riyal banknotes constitutes half...

Royal Mint, Platinum Investment Council Announce New Investment Products

The World Platinum Investment Council (WPIC) and The Royal Mint today announced a strategic partnership to deliver a new range of physical platinum investment...

Krause Announces 2017 Coin of the Year Award Nominees

Australia and Canada have the most nominations in the annual Coin of the Year Award competition By Krause Publications .....   The first round of voting for...

Royal Mint UK, CME Group Launch Blockchain Based Digital Gold Product

Partnership to build digital gold product on blockchain technology to be available in 2017 The Royal Mint, the world's leading export mint, and CME Group,...

Second Queen’s Beasts Release from Royal Mint Arrives at APMEX

The Royal Mint’s second release of The Queen’s Beasts Series – The Griffin – is now available at APMEX! The Griffin of Edward III is...

The Royal Mint Selects Designer for 2016 Remembrance Day Coin

A Royal Mint coin designer has taken inspiration from the wreath that lies at the foot of The Royal Mint’s on-site war memorial for...

CoinWeek News Wire for November 11, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for November 11, 2016 Current Events 1.) Some Central Florida toll booths not registering $1 coins Central Florida Expressway Authority officials said they weren't...